AECOM Senior Planner / Project Control in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - Makkah, Jeddah

Job Summary

The Project Controls Manager will work collaboratively as part of a multi-skilled, talented team, to achieve the defined Corporate, Regional, contractual and client required goals for Planning and Project Controls. This individual should have demonstrated solid technical competency, both internal and client facing, and a high level of skill to analyze and solve complex problems as they support colleagues, schedule, program and project management and project controls, which includes such functions as planning and scheduling, budgeting, change and claims management, expenditure tracking, project progress, development and deployment of Earned Value methodology, and cost and revenue forecasting (both internal and client facing).

Job Duties:

  • Lead and support PMCM team to deliver hands-on project controls work on more complex and challenging projects within the region, to include in-process projects, kick-off of projects as longer term resources are identified, and other project work as required

  • Support the initial formalization of a project controls function in support of a large design project, working with existing project support staff to assess capabilities, assign roles and responsibilities, and deploy uniform procedures and practices, primarily for the internal management and controls of AECOM projects

  • Support a collective project controls resource management approach to include assessing and tracking existing staff, assigning project controls staff to projects, developing growth plans for the individuals (balanced with overall business unit needs and strategy), and identifying opportunities for development of staff

  • Support current business and project leadership or act as the lead for scope change control, change management, claims management and overall commercial management of complex major projects

  • Work with current project managers, project controls staff, and business unit leaders to articulate the role of project controls across the enterprise, and identify potential opportunities for improvement or additional support

  • Assist in initiatives to include: standardization of processes and tools; participate in the deployment and evolution of standard AECOM solutions; support the networking with AECOM project controls community to share knowledge and resources across the corporation; support development of project controls best practices within AECOM, potentially working with a vast group of stakeholders.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Specific industry and project experience – Highways, Bridges

Minimum Requirements

  • 10 years in construction of major projects, preferably in transport sector.

  • Degree qualification in relevant subject

  • Membership of professional organisation

  • Candidate must according to the location be a Muslim team member

  • Candidate should be able to converse in English and Arabic.

  • Requirement for driving license preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant Engineering field (i.e. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural etc.)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 208429BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.